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5567-MIS Assignment Mehwish

5567-MIS Assignment Mehwish

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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD(COL MBA / MPA PROGRAMME)MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM (5567)CHECKLISTSEMESTER: SPRING, 2011
This packet comprises the following material:1.Text Books2.Assignment No. 1, 23.Assignment Forms ( 2 sets )4.Course OutlinesIn this packet, if you find anything missing out of the above mentioned material, please contact at the address given below:
Mailing OfficerServices Block No. 28Allama Iqbal Open UniversityH-8, IslamabadPhone: 051-9057611-12Course Coordinator
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ALLAMA IQBAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, ISLAMABAD
Commonwealth of Learning Executive MBA/MPA Programme
WARNING
1.PLAGIARISM OR HIRING OF GHOST WRITER(S) FOR SOLVING THEASSIGNMENT(S) WILL DEBAR THE STUDENT FROM AWARD OFDEGREE/CERTIFICATE, IF FOUND AT ANY STAGE.2.SUBMITTING ASSIGNMENTS BORROWED OR STOLEN FROMOTHER(S) AS ONE’S OWN WILL BE PENALIZED AS DEFINED IN“AIOU PLAGIARISM POLICY”.Course
: Management Information System (5567)
Semester
: Spring, 2011
Level
: Executive MBA/MPA
Total Marks
: 100
Pass Marks:
40
ASSIGNMENT No. 1
(Block 1–5)
Instructions:
(a) All written assignment must be well organized, presented in an easy-to-read format,and neat. If your handwriting is not legible, type or compose the written assignment.Moreover, pay particularly close attention to grammar, spelling, punctuation andunderstandability. Communication is extremely important in this course.(b) Documentation is likewise very important. Un-supported statements or opinionsare worth less to the reader who desires to verify your finding. Complete andspecific documentation is mandatory. Also, your references should be from primary sources, except in rare and unusual situation.(c)Quoting should be kept to an absolute minimum.(d)Before writing the assignment, you are advised to thoroughly study the guidelinesfor assignment writing.Q. 1 a)What is the relationship between an organization and its informationsystems in Pakistan? Explain how is this relationship changing over time? b)Identify common business functions and processes in an organizationand their relationship to MIS.
(20)
Q. 2 You have been asked by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of youorganization to evaluate the presence and weighting of factors that mayinhibit the development of (IOS) Inter Organizational System in your localenvironment. Briefly review these and consider how your organization (or any other with which you are familiar) should approach a perceived needfor new or increased IOS.
(20)
Q. 3a)Identify different generic approaches to strategy for effective use of IS in organizations. b)Apply Supply-and-Demand Chain Management techniques to B2Band B2C analysis.
(20)
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Q. 4a)Why are SISP methodologies which existed in the 20th century nolonger as appropriate for the new Internet economy? b)What do you see as the major problems in adopting the new SISPmodel for the extended business network?c)How best you implement this model in an EVN: top down or bottom-up?
(20)
Q. 5Your CEO has recently come across the terms ‘Portfolio Analysisand‘Balanced Scorecard’ in relation to developing an effective organizationalstrategy but he does not fully understand these concepts. He has asked you tosummarize for him the essential differences between the Portfolio Analysis andBSC approach. List five major differences and summarize these.
(20)
ASSIGNMENT No. 2
Total Marks
: 100
Pass Marks:
40
 Instructions:
1.This assignment is a Case Study-oriented activity. You are required to develop aterm paper and present the same in the classroom prior to the final examination.2.You will have to participate in the activity fully, actively, and practically to beeligible to sit in the final examination of the course. The Presentation component of each course is mandatory for all students.3.For the preparation of this assignment, you should first thoroughly review theconceptual framework of the topic and develop a scholarly material of the samegiving references, quotations, and extracts of various scholars and experts. Thenvisit any business/commercial organization and study the relevant practical aspectsthere. Combining the theoretical and practical aspects, develop a comprehensive paper consisting of at least 20 to 25 typed pages to be presented in the class.
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Prepare a copy of this assignment and submit to your tutor for your evaluation.
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You should prepare the transparencies, charts, or any other illustrative material for effective presentation.
6.
If you fail to present this assignment in the class, then you will not be able to sit inthe final examination conducted by AIOU.
Requirement
You are required to select an organization of your own choice, find out the problematicsituation or dilemma relevant to your subject in that organization, which may be currentor happened in past. After highlighting the problem, design a case study upon thedilemma of that organization. Guidelines to design case study are attached. Readcarefully the guidelines and formulate case study strictly following these.
Guidelines to Develop a Case Study
What a Case study is?
A case study is written summary or syntheses of real-life cases based upon data andresearch. It suggests a story with a beginning, middle and end. It is a challenge with aresult or a problem with a solution. Approach to design case study is
Challenge
Solution
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